Underworld Gang Wars (UGW) claims to have recorded more than 2 million pre-registrations in less than two weeks. “The Battle Royale The game has received phenomenal response from the Indian gaming community with the game, including its cinematic trailer and back story film, recording a whopping 70 million views across all platforms,” said the company in a statement.
The game was showcased during a drone show at Mumbai’s Mahalaxmi Race course recently. The pre-registration for the game went live on May 22. Set in an Indian plot, UGW’s locations, icons, and lead characters of the gangs represent an Indian context in an AAA game for the first time. The theme, weapons, and the maps of the game have been designed to offer a unique experience to the gamers.
The first look, through a cinematic trailer, gave a sneak-peak ino the arch rivalry between Tyagi, the rustic gangster wearing a simple shirt and Lungi and carrying a hammer, and Boris, the urbane and sophisticated gang leader carrying an assault gun.
The free-to-play Battle Royale game aims to offer an Indian context in an AAA game by resembling real locations of India including iconic landmarks such as a forts, stations, stadiums and coal mines.
Ojas Vipat, CEO of Mayhem Studios, said: “We are really excited to cross the 2 million pre-registration mark in less than two weeks. We are all set to offer a one-of-a-kind experience with the most relatable plot in a AAA game to millions of gamers. We really appreciate the love and support for UGW from across the country.”